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Silene konuralpii (Sect. Spergulifoliae, Caryophyllaceae), a new species from eastern Anatolia

MEHMET FIRAT, KEMAL YILDIZ

Abstract


A new perennial species, Silene konuralpii sp. nov. (Silene sect. Spergulifoliae) is described and illustrated from eastern Anatolia. A momorphological comparison with the similar species S. stenobotrys, S. spergulifolia, and S. surculosa is given as well as the ultrastructure of the leaf, seed and pollen grain. Original drawings and photographs, distribution map, notes on ecology, and IUCN conservation status are also provided.


Keywords


Eudicots, Silene, Sect. Spergulifoliae, Turkey

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.288.3.2

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ISSN 1179-3155 (print); ISSN 1179-3163 (online)

Published by Magnolia Press, Auckland, New Zealand